ACET in the News 25 Jul 16 0
Reposted from GhanaWeb – The Deputy Minister of Agriculture has attributed the decline in the agriculture sector’s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to ‘growth’ in the manufacturing sub-sector. Dr. Alhassan Ahmed Yakubu disclosed...
ACET in the News 20 Jul 16 0
Reposted from B&FT Online – Key representatives of Government, political parties, private sector, students’ bodies, development partners, civil society organizations, academia, and the media gathered in Accra to discuss youth employment challenges and proffered solutions. The...
ACET in the News 19 Jul 16 2
By George Boateng Reposted from Africa Up Close – The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), a non-reciprocal trade agreement between the United States and selected countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, was reauthorized in 2015 for...
ACET in the News 18 Jul 16 0
Reposted from Peace FM Online – Chief Economist at the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), Dr. Yaw Ansu has urged politicians not to use issues related to youth unemployment for propaganda ahead of the November...
ACET in the News 13 Jul 16 0
Reposted from Citi FM Online – A senior research fellow at the African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET), Dr. William Baah Boateng, has said the Youth Employment Authority (YEA) is not a sustainable avenue of job...
ACET in the News 23 Jun 16 0
ACET's George Boating discusses Regional Integration with John Milewski at the Wilson Center
ACET in the News 20 Jun 16 0
Reposted from All Africa – A researcher at the Economic Policy Research Centre (EPRC) has said that Ugandan technocrats still have a challenge in negotiating for external debt. Dr Ezra Munyambonera, a senior research fellow...
ACET in the News 1 Jun 16 1
Reposted from All Africa – On Monday, May 23, 2016, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina launched the Special Panel on Accelerating the Implementation of the Bank’s Ten Year Strategy. The launch took place during...
ACET in the News 24 May 16 0
New York – The Peking University Centre for New Structural Economics (CNSE) and UNDP today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic partnership in promoting economic structural transformation in Africa and beyond,...
ACET in the News 30 Apr 16 3
Since the mid-1990’s, many Sub-Saharan African countries have seen economic growth driven by institutional reforms, healthier business climates, advancements in democratic governance, and improvements in macro-economic environments. This growth has delivered clear benefits: a rising...
ACET in the News 12 Apr 16 1
Reposted from The Guardian – Fixing Africa’s failing education systems should be seen as a top economic policy priority The challenge for policy-makers is to set a course for recovery that supports more inclusive growth,...
ACET in the News 1 Apr 16 19
Almost half of the 10 million graduates churned out of the over 668 universities in Africa yearly do not get job, Kelvin Balogun – President of Coca-Cola, Central, East and West Africa – has said....
ACET in the News 31 Mar 16 0
The African Transformation Forum (ATF) that seeks to build a coalition for transformation in Africa — addressing key economic development themes — is ongoing in Rwanda’s capital of Kigali. The two-day forum is jointly organised...
ACET in the News 29 Mar 16 0
The President of the African Centre for Economic Transformation (ACET) Dr. K. Y. Amoako has said that recent events in the international economy have made it more urgent than ever before for Africa to transform...
ACET in the News 5 Nov 15 0
Today, our Director of Research, Joe Amoako-Tuffour, made a presentation at the Norway-Ghana Business Forum. He gave an overview of the macroeconomic situation and pointed out opportunities for investment.
ACET in the News 16 Oct 15 0
In this commentary for Project Syndicate, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and ACET’s K.Y. Amoako argue that Africa can and should be the world’s breadbasket. They share ideas for how to achieve this vision in...